Chicago Pours in 100 in Win at CMU

PITTSBURGH -- Senior Matt Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./ Pioneer) and sophomore Charlie Hughes (Perrysburg, Ohio/ Perrysburg) scored 18 points each as the University of Chicago men's basketball team defeated Carnegie Mellon University 100-55 in University Athletic Association play Friday night.

Game Summary

  • Chicago (8-5 overall, 1-1 UAA) built a 53-22 lead at the intermission and led by at least 30 points during the second half.

Statistical Highlights

  • Senior Steve Stefanou (Cincinnati, Ohio/ St. Xavier) turned in his second straight double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds. He also collected five assists and a pair of blocked shots.

  • Chicago outshot the Tartans (6-7, 1-1) 50% to 31% from the field and enjoyed a 57-28 advantage on the boards.

  • No Carnegie Mellon player tallied double figures.

Notes

  • Chicago scored 100 points for the first time since Jan. 19, 2007 (Maroons 100, Carnegie Mellon 69).

  • Hughes' (pictured) 18 points was his career high.

  • Chicago won in Pittsburgh for the third straight time and for the fifth time in its last six trips.

  • The Maroons evened their road record at 3-3.

  • Chicago improved to 4-1 in games following a loss.

  • Stefanou's double-double was his second of the year and seventh of his career.

Up Next

  • The Maroons travel to Cleveland to face UAA rival Case Western Reserve University Sunday at noon (ET).